Laboratory Technician (Part-time, hourly)

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Laboratory Technician (Part-time, hourly)

Job no: 494800
Work type: Temporary part time
Location: Camden, New Jersey
Categories: Laboratory

We are seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Laboratory Technician in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. The overarching theme of the laboratory is combatting antibiotic resistance in bacteria, in which there are multiple active projects.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in microbiology, molecular biology, or any related biological science. Prior laboratory experience in basic microbiology or molecular biology is preferred.

Specific duties will include cloning plasmid constructs, constructing bacterial strains, validating newly designed antibodies, and purifying proteins. In addition, preparing laboratory reagents and media, cleaning/autoclaving glassware, and training new laboratory members will be required. We are looking for someone committed to learning and working as part of a highly collaborative team to contribute to meaningful microbiological research.

Job Responsibilities

  • Constructs and verifies various plasmids and strains under guidance of PI
  • Validates custom antibodies
  • Aids in protein purification when needed
  • Maintains appropriate lab notebooks and updates the strain database
  • Coordinates multiple tasks with team members to provide needed supplies and assistance
  • Maintains glassware by washing, autoclaving, and distributing.
  • Assists with inventory management of supplies by placing orders and verifying receipt
  • Maintains laboratory stocks and prepares solutions and media as needed
  • Attends training sessions, seminars, and lab meetings to expand knowledge of research and laboratory techniques
  • Helps analyze data, and prepares tables, charts or graphs as needed
  • Helps train new lab members, including undergraduates, masters, PhD or medical students and Cooper University Hospital residents.
  • Advertised: Oct 16 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Oct 30 2020 11:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time




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